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Only The Good Die Young ukulele

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Only The Good Die Young
The Stranger, 1977
Billy Joel (greatest of all time)

**CAPO 5**

Chords Used: F:x32010    C:320033
             G:xx0232    D:x02220
            Am:022000  C/E:x2003x


F                  G            Am
Come out Virginia, don't let me wait
    F                     G       C
You Catholic girls start much too late
    F                   G            Am
But sooner or later it comes down to fate
  F                    G
I might as well be the one

           F                    G           Am
Well, They showed you a statue, told you to pray
     F                       G         C
They built you a temple and locked you away
    F                       G              Am
But they never told you the price that you pay
    F                          G
For things that you might have done

                  C
Only the good die young
F                  G  C
  Thats What I Said
                  F
only the good die young
              G       C
only the good die young

               F                  G         Am
You might have heard I run with a dangerous crowd
   F                   G         C
We ain't too pretty we ain't too proud
   F                   G        Am
We might be laughing a bit too loud
    F                  G
But that never hurt no one
        F             G       Am
So come on Virginia show me a sign
F                     G             C
Send up a signal I'll throw you the line
    F                            G        Am
The stained-glass curtain you're hiding behind
F                 G
Never lets in the sun

                          C
Darlin' only the good die young
F                           G
  whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
C                             F
  i tell ya only the good die young
              G        C
only the good die young

          G                      F                       C
You got a nice white dress and a party on your confirmation
          D                        F
You got a brand new soul, And a cross of gold
       G                           F                    C
But Virginia they didn't give you quite enough information
            D                                         F
You didn't count on me when you were counting on your rosary
G  F    C/E
oh woah woah

     F                        G              Am
They say there's a heaven for those who will wait
F                        G        C
Some say it's better but I say it ain't
           F                           G            Am
I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints
    F                     G
the Sinners are much more fun

                                C
you know that only the good die young
F             G
 oh woah baby
C                            F
 i tell ya only the good die young
              G       C
only the good die young


Instrumental: G  F  C    D    F

             G                                F                   C
You say your mother told you all that I could give you was a reputation
              D
Aww She never cared for me
                       F
But did she ever say a prayer for me?
G  F    C/E
oh woah woah

         F                    G          Am
Come out come out come out virgina dont let me wait,
F             G           C
 You catholic girls start much too late
F                   G             Am
 Sooner or later it comes down to fate
  F                    G
I might as well be the one,
                                C          F
You know that only the good die young

CODA: G  C  C  F  G  C

Once you figure out the strumming, it sounds spot on. I like to hit the chord then 
mute, them upstrum it.  i think that sounds the most like Billy.

            
            
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